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Tip for Storing Hand Tools in a Drawer

By: Joe Truini


One of the best ways to store hand tools is in a drawer, so they are protected from dust and dirt. One problem is they have a tendency to roll around and bang into each other, which can damage them.

The solution is lining the drawer with a piece of carpeting. I’m using a carpet tile cut to size with a pair of utility scissors. The trick is spraying the carpet with spray lubricant. The carpet will keep the tools from rolling around as much, and the lubricant will prevent rust.

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Tip for Storing Hand Tools in a Drawer